How to Get Involved in One Book/One College

The One Book/One College program is in its second year at CSN, aimed at fostering a sense of community, creativity, and conversation through the mutual study of a common reading. For the 2017-18 academic year, the chosen book is Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. English instructor Kody Lightfoot, chair of the program, says,…

View the Past With History Resources

Churchill once said, “The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward.” As we reflect this October on a number of national and cultural celebrations – from LGBT and Filipino American history month, to Hispanic and Polish Heritage, as well as our very own Nevada Day observances, it’s important to consider how…

Question Authority!

Why are some people’s ideas respected and considered credible? Who gets to decide who is or is not an authority? Should we suspect the findings of academic sources that may have been tainted by white privilege, sexism, socio-economic bias, and cisnormativity? Is something written by a person with real life experience, even if they don’t…

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Need A Peer-Reviewed Article? Easy!

Most college instructors will want you to use authoritative primary resources to complete course assignments, to examine the complexities of a paper topic using the best scholarship available, or to formulate a reliable argument using research-based analysis where findings support the conclusions. Where can you find that kind of quality information? You will find all…

Meet New Librarian Becky Blunk

Becky Blunk is our newest reference and instruction librarian at CSN’s Charleston campus library. She helps students at the reference desk, teaches library instruction sessions and does collection development in American history, anthropology and business. Where did you grow up? I grew up in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri and moved to a small…

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Did you know CSN Libraries has a Facebook and Instagram account? Like us or follow us on any of our pages or both! Stay up to date on library events, library services, workshops, hours and so much more! That’s CSN Libraries: @csnlibraries on Instagram and @CSNLibraries on Facebook! Stay connected to us!

Anatomical Models Available at the Libraries

All three CSN campus libraries have a range of anatomical models available for you to use in the libraries for a two-hour checkout period. Models include: head and torso integumentary system skeletal system joints muscular system nervous system special senses cardiovascular system respiratory system digestive system urinary system reproductive system Since not all models are…